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The Hon. Mr. Justice Bertram Morrison

McLeod, Barbara (Mother of deceased, Michael Dorsette) v The Attorney General of Jamaica and The Commissioner of Police

Police party – Constable shooting and killing of deceased – Whether discharge of firearm negligent/malicious/without reasonable and probable cause – Whether Constable acting in lawful self-defence – Whether deceased was acting lawfully at the time of the police shooting – Whether deceased was gainfully employed at the time of his death – Whether Claimant and child were dependents of the deceased – Quantum of loss of dependency.

Bank of Nova Scotia Jamaica Limited v Stephenson, Carl and Stephenson, Ileen

Application to strike out pursuant to Civil Procedure Rules – Distinction between "new proceedings" and "old proceedings" – Rule 73.3(1) of New CPR Rules – Old proceedings not within Hilary Term within Non-Hilary Term – Case Management Conference – Whether default judgment automatically struck out for failure to comply with Rule – Whether judgment enforceable

Belnavis, Gerald v Belnavis, Laverne

Husband and wife – Property (Rights of Spouse) ACT – Whether home family home – Whether claimant entitled to equal share in family home – Partition ACT – Whether applicable 

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